The Corporation
The Corporation (2004)

One hundred and fifty years ago, the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today, it is a vivid, dramatic and pervasive presence in all our lives. Like the Church, the Monarchy and the Communist Party in other times and places,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Corporation is a satisfyingly dense, thought-provoking rebuttal to some of capitalism's central arguments.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A history lesson, a warning shot and damning personality profile, all backed up with expert interviews.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

This documentary's extra-long running time and a narrator who sounds like a sedated Star Trek computer won't win many converts.

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Cole Smithey

The 150-year old legal construct of the corporation, as a "person," is dissected for all to see how its lack of accountability has enabled the faulty model to become a ruling institution, acting beyond the reach of any government.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Carries a powerful, albeit not new, message. It is frightening.

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Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This is a movie that will make you think.

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Robert Davis
Paste Magazine

As a clever joke, the filmmakers run down a list of the traits of a psychopath and find a corporate action to match each one. Diagnosis: psychopath. It's cute, but it's a logical fallacy.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

The rare movie that sets out to alter the audience's consciousness -- and succeeds.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Sharp-witted, infuriating and at times depressing.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

An impressive array of interviewees, from Michael Moore to Milton Friedman, give their take on modern capitalism.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Shocking, effective, leftist, snarky and entertaining Canadian.
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Ken Stachnik
This movie will infuriate you, no matter which side of the debate you're on.
Anthony Lawrie
Informative and funny. It?s an important film but it does drag a bit towards the end!
Wildaly M
A well-made eye-opener documentary.
Christopher Mercer
This is one of those rare, truly excellent documentaries that come around every once in a while that is utterly enrapturing and worthy of multiple viewings. The… More

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